Corporate legal affairs

FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Cities and counties of all sizes have sued companies that make and distribute prescription opioids. Among the plaintiffs so far: Philadelphia; the state of Ohio; Princeton, West Virginia; the Cherokee Nation; and a consortium of counties across Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
January 31, 2018 - 5:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Wednesday during the start of settlement talks for more than 250 federal lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical companies and distributors over the nation's opioid epidemic that he's encouraged by the judge's understanding of the problem and...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Cities and counties of all sizes have sued companies that make and distribute prescription opioids. Among the plaintiffs so far: Philadelphia; the state of Ohio; Princeton, West Virginia; the Cherokee Nation; and a consortium of counties across Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
January 31, 2018 - 3:56 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says he's encouraged by the start of talks to pursue a settlement with pharmaceutical companies and distributors facing more than 250 federal lawsuits over the nation's opioid epidemic. Attorneys general from six states, representatives from other states and...
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January 31, 2018 - 1:32 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two lawsuits accuse a guardrail manufacturer of design flaws that led to one woman's death and another's permanent disfigurement. The lawsuits filed Wednesday in South Carolina and Tennessee accuse the Lindsay Corporation of negligence in the design of X-LITE guardrails. The...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump answers questions at a news conference, in Bedminster, N.J. A federal judge ruled on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 that the family company once run by Jared Kushner isn’t allow keep the identity of its business partners in several Maryland properties secret. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 26, 2018 - 8:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled on Friday that the family company once run by Jared Kushner isn't allowed to keep secret the identity of its business partners in several Maryland properties. A U.S. district judge in the state rejected the argument that the privacy rights of the Kushner Cos...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump answers questions at a news conference, in Bedminster, N.J. A federal judge ruled on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 that the family company once run by Jared Kushner isn’t allow keep the identity of its business partners in several Maryland properties secret. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 26, 2018 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled on Friday that the family company once run by Jared Kushner isn't allowed to keep the identity of its business partners in several Maryland properties secret. A district court in the state rejected the argument that the privacy rights of the Kushner Cos...
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January 25, 2018 - 4:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — China said Thursday it is ready to work with the United States in fighting illicit opioid shipments after congressional investigators found that Chinese opioid manufacturers exploit weak screening in the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American...
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Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: "I just signed your death warrant." The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Nassar's victims were able to confront him face to face in the Michigan courtroom. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 24, 2018 - 8:32 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar and other developments in the case (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A person familiar with the situation says Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon will resign on Thursday. The person spoke Wednesday night to...
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Former Olympian Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of a sentencing hearing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 6:45 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Saying the Olympic family had utterly failed to protect its own, the chief executive officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee announced an independent investigation Wednesday intended to determine how the sexual abuse attributed to former USA Gymnastics sports doctor...
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January 24, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators said Wednesday that Chinese opioid manufacturers are exploiting weak screening at the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American dealers. In a yearlong probe, Senate investigators found that Chinese sellers, who openly...
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Larry Nassar sits during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: "I just signed your death warrant." The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Nassar's victims were able to confront him face to face in the Michigan courtroom. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 24, 2018 - 4:31 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar and other developments in the case (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Michigan lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly for a resolution seeking the ouster of Michigan State University's president over allegations that...
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